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Famous Authors Quotes

Quotes by Famous Authors and Poets

A Authors Henry Ford Oscar Wilde
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Hillary Clinton P Authors
Abraham Lincoln I Authors Plato
Albert Einstein Indra Nooyi Pope Francis
Alexander the Great Isaac Newton Q Authors
Aristotle J Authors Queen Elizabeth II
B Authors J. K. Rowling R Authors
Barack Obama Jesus Christ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Benjamin Franklin John F. Kennedy Rihanna
Bill Gates K Authors Ronald Reagan
Billy Graham Khalil Gibran Rumi
Bruce Lee L Authors S Authors
Buddha Lao Tzu Serena Williams
C Authors Leonardo da Vinci Socrates
C. S. Lewis M Authors Stephen Hawking
Charlie Chaplin Mahatma Gandhi Steve Jobs
Confucius Malala Yousafzai Steven Wright
D Authors Malcolm X Swami Vivekananda
Dalai Lama Marcus Aurelius T Authors
Donald Trump Marilyn Monroe Taylor Swift
E Authors Mark Twain Theodore Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt Mark Zuckerberg Thomas A. Edison
Elizabeth I Martin Luther Thomas Jefferson
Emma Watson Martin Luther King, Jr. V Authors
Ernest Hemingway Maya Angelou Vladimir Putin
F Authors Michelle Obama Voltaire
Florence Nightingale Mother Teresa W Authors
Friedrich Nietzsche Muhammad Ali Walt Disney
G Authors N Authors Warren Buffett
George W. Bush Napoleon Bonaparte Will Smith
George Washington Neil Armstrong William Shakespeare
H Authors Nelson Mandela Winston Churchill
Helen Keller O Authors Z Authors
Henry David Thoreau Oprah Winfrey Zig Ziglar

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Quotes

Indian - Statesman
October 15, 1931 - July 27, 2015

Quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam

Science is a beautiful gift to humanity; we should not distort it.

Category: Beautiful Quotes

If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.

Category: Success Quotes, Inspirational Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.

Category: Teaching Quotes

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.

Category: Inspirational Quotes

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.

Category: Success Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.

Category: Success Quotes, Inspirational Quotes

You have to dream before your dreams can come true.

Category: Dream Quotes, Inspirational Quotes

Small aim is a crime; have great aim.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.

Category: Success Quotes, Awesome Quotes

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

American - President
February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865

Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Category: Awesome Quotes

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.

Category: Friendship Quotes

Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

We can succeed only by concert. It is not, 'Can any of us imagine better,' but, 'Can we all do better?'

Category: Success Quotes

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Category: Men Quotes

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Category: Meaningful Quotes, Men Quotes

Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

Albert Einstein Quotes

German - Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

Quotes by Albert Einstein

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

Category: Life Quotes

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

Category: Men Quotes

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

Category: Beautiful Quotes, Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

Category: Awesome Quotes

The only source of knowledge is experience.

Category: Beautiful Quotes, Awesome Quotes

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

Category: Beautiful Quotes, Meaningful Quotes, Awesome Quotes

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

Alexander the Great Quotes

356 BC - 323 BC

Quotes by Alexander the Great

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.

Category: Beautiful Quotes, Meaningful Quotes, Awesome Quotes

There is nothing impossible to him who will try.

Category: Awesome Quotes

For my own part, I would rather excel in knowledge of the highest secrets of philosophy than in arms.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

Who does not desire such a victory by which we shall join places in our Kingdom, so far divided by nature, and for which we shall set up trophies in another conquered world?

Category: Success Quotes, Awesome Quotes

Aristotle Quotes

Greek - Philosopher
384 BC - 322 BC

Quotes by Aristotle

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

Category: Students Quotes, Success Quotes

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Category: Love Quotes

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Category: Happy Quotes

Barack Obama Quotes

American - President
Born: August 4, 1961

Quotes by Barack Obama

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

Category: Life Quotes

If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Life Quotes

Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges.

Category: Life Quotes, Awesome Quotes

I think when you spread the wealth around it's good for everybody.

Category: Beautiful Quotes

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

American - Politician
January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790

Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Category: Awesome Quotes

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.

Category: Life Quotes, Awesome Quotes

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

Category: Beautiful Quotes, Awesome Quotes

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Category: Meaningful Quotes

Well done is better than well said.

Category: Awesome Quotes

Bill Gates Quotes

American - Businessman
Born: October 28, 1955

Quotes by Bill Gates

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.

Category: Success Quotes

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

Category: Success Quotes, Inspirational Quotes

We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve.

Category: Inspirational Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.

Category: Students Quotes, Teaching Quotes

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.

Category: Inspirational Quotes

Billy Graham Quotes

American - Clergyman
Born: November 7, 1918

Quotes by Billy Graham

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes, Men Quotes

Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.

Category: Life Quotes

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.

Category: Life Quotes, Students Quotes

God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.

Category: Inspirational Quotes, Life Quotes

Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.

Category: Love Quotes, Love Sayings

Bruce Lee Quotes

American - Actor
November 27, 1940 - July 20, 1973

Quotes by Bruce Lee

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.

Category: Men Quotes, Women Quotes, Inspirational Quotes

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.

Category: Success Quotes, Inspirational Quotes

If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.

Category: Life Quotes

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.

Category: Men Quotes, Inspirational Quotes

Buddha Quotes

563 BC - 483 BC

Quotes by Buddha

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

Category: Inspirational Quotes

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.

Category: Love Quotes, Love Sayings

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Category: Awesome Quotes

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.

Category: Life Quotes

C. S. Lewis Quotes

Irish - Author
November 29, 1898 - November 22, 1963

Quotes by C S Lewis

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

Category: Teaching Quotes

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.

Category: Inspirational Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.

Category: Friendship Quotes

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.

Category: Life Quotes

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.

Category: Success Quotes

Charlie Chaplin Quotes

English - Actor
April 16, 1889 - December 25, 1977

Quotes by Charlie Chaplin

A day without laughter is a day wasted.

Category: Funny Quotes

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.

Category: Romantic Quotes

A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.

Category: Men Quotes

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.

Category: Life Quotes

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Meaningful Quotes

Confucius Quotes

Chinese - Philosopher
551 BC - 479 BC

Quotes by Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

Category: Success Quotes

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

Category: Life Quotes

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

Category: Awesome Quotes

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Category: Awesome Quotes, Life Quotes

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

Category: Success Quotes

Dalai Lama Quotes

Tibetan - Leader
Born: July 6, 1935

Quotes by Dalai Lama

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Category: Life Quotes

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.

Category: Inspirational quotes

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

Donald Trump Quotes

American - President
Born: June 14, 1946

Quotes by Donald Trump

No dream is too big. No challenge is too great. Nothing we want for our future is beyond our reach.

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

You have to think anyway, so why not think big?

I judge people based on their capability, honesty, and merit.

Without passion you don't have energy, with out energy you have nothing.

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

American - First Lady
October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962

Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Elizabeth I Quotes

English - Royalty
September 7, 1533 - March 24, 1603

Quotes by Elizabeth I

I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.

Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.

There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.

I pray to God that I shall not live one hour after I have thought of using deception.

A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.

Emma Watson Quotes

British - Actress
Born: April 15, 1990

Quotes by Emma Watson

I don't want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.

It sounds like a cliche but I also learnt that you're not going to fall for the right person until you really love yourself and feel good about how you are.

I don't want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about.

I'm going to do what I want to do. I'm going to be who I really am. I'm going to figure out what that is.

I have to really enjoy the good things because it makes the bad things OK.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes

American - Novelist
July 21, 1899 - July 2, 1961

Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.

Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

Florence Nightingale Quotes

English - Activist
May 12, 1820 - August 13, 1910

Quotes by Florence Nightingale

I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.

I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.

How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.

She said the object and color in the materials around us actually have a physical effect on us, on how we feel.

The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower.

Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

German - Philosopher
October 15, 1844 - August 25, 1900

Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.

George W. Bush Quotes

American - President
Born: July 6, 1946

Quotes by George Bush

Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.

I want to thank you for taking time out of your day to come and witness my hanging.

For diplomacy to be effective, words must be credible - and no one can now doubt the word of America.

We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.

You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.

George Washington Quotes

American - President
February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799

Quotes by George Washington

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.

To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

Helen Keller Quotes

American - Author
June 27, 1880 - June 1, 1968

Quotes by Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

American - Author
July 12, 1817 - May 6, 1862

Quotes by Henry David

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.

Henry Ford Quotes

American - Businessman
July 30, 1863 - April 7, 1947

Quotes by Henry Ford

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

Don't find fault, find a remedy.

If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.

Hillary Clinton Quotes

American - Politician
Born: October 26, 1947

Quotes by Hillary Clinton

Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.

Human rights are women's rights, and women's rights are human rights.

You don't walk away if you love someone. You help the person.

It's impossible to know what happens in the fog of war.

To me you cannot be fully human, fully civilised, unless you recognise humanity in everyone.

Indra Nooyi Quotes

Indian - Businesswoman
Born: October 28, 1955

Quotes by Indra Nooyi

Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.

I'm very honest - brutally honest. I always look at things from their point of view as well as mine. And I know when to walk away.

As a leader, I am tough on myself and I raise the standard for everybody; however, I am very caring because I want people to excel at what they are doing so that they can aspire to be me in the future.

Blogging and the Internet allow us to engage in a lot more real time conversations as opposed to a one-way dump of information or a message.

I pick up the details that drive the organization insane. But sweating the details is more important than anything else.

Isaac Newton Quotes

English - Mathematician
December 25, 1642 - March 20, 1727

Quotes by Isaac Newton

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.

Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.

To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.

My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.

J. K. Rowling Quotes

English - Author
Born: July 31, 1965

Quotes by JK Rowling

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.

It is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.

Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.

Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.

Jesus Christ Quotes


Quotes by Jesus Christ

Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.

And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.

A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.

Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.

If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.

John F. Kennedy Quotes

American - President
May 29, 1917 - November 22, 1963

Quotes by John Kennedy

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

Khalil Gibran Quotes

Lebanese - Poet
January 6, 1883 - April 10, 1931

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.

For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Lao Tzu Quotes

Chinese - Philosopher

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Silence is a source of great strength.

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.

Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

Italian - Artist
April 15, 1452 - May 2, 1519

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Learning never exhausts the mind.

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Indian - Leader
October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948

Where there is love there is life.

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Malala Yousafzai Quotes

Pakistani - Activist
Born: July 12, 1997

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.

When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.

There are many problems, but I think there is a solution to all these problems; it's just one, and it's education.

There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.

All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one.

Malcolm X Quotes

American - Activist
May 19, 1925 - February 21, 1965

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.

The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

Marcus Aurelius Quotes

Roman - Soldier
121 - 180

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marilyn Monroe Quotes

American - Actress
June 1, 1926 - August 5, 1962

I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.

I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.

Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.

I restore myself when I'm alone.

Mark Twain Quotes

American - Author
November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

American - Businessman
Born: May 14, 1984

The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.

Facebook was not originally created to be a company. It was built to accomplish a social mission - to make the world more open and connected.

By giving people the power to share, we're making the world more transparent.

Figuring out what the next big trend is tells us what we should focus on.

Our goal is not to build a platform; it's to be cross all of them.

Martin Luther Quotes

German - Leader
November 10, 1483 - February 18, 1546

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

Nothing good ever comes of violence.

Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.

You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

American - Leader
January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

Maya Angelou Quotes

American - Poet
April 4, 1928 - May 28, 2014

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

Michelle Obama Quotes

American - First Lady
Born: January 17, 1964

We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square.

Just try new things. Don't be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?

Through my education, I didn't just develop skills, I didn't just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence.

We as women, we have to understand that we know more, just even instinctively, than we think we do.

The one way to get me to work my hardest was to doubt me.

Mother Teresa Quotes

Albanian - Saint
August 26, 1910 - September 5, 1997

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.

Muhammad Ali Quotes

American - Athlete
January 17, 1942 - June 3, 2016

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.

It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

French - Leader
August 15, 1769 - May 5, 1821

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.

If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.

Neil Armstrong Quotes

American - Astronaut
August 5, 1930 - August 25, 2012

Research is creating new knowledge.

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.

I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine.

In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.

I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.

Nelson Mandela Quotes

South African - Statesman
July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

It always seems impossible until it's done.

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

Oprah Winfrey Quotes

American - Entertainer
Born: January 29, 1954

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

Irish - Dramatist
October 16, 1854 - November 30, 1900

Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.

Women are made to be loved, not understood.

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.

Plato Quotes

Greek - Philosopher
427 BC - 347 BC

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.

Pope Francis Quotes

Argentinian - Clergyman
Born: December 17, 1936

Life is a journey. When we stop, things don't go right.

We all have the duty to do good.

A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just.

Find new ways to spread the word of God to every corner of the world.

Grace is not part of consciousness; it is the amount of light in our souls, not knowledge nor reason.

Queen Elizabeth II Quotes

English - Royalty
Born: April 21, 1926

It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.

Grief is the price we pay for love.

The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.

At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a noble profession.

I have to be seen to be believed.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

American - Poet
May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

Rihanna Quotes

American - Musician
Born: February 20, 1988

I'm crazy and I don't pretend to be anything else.

I'm really looking forward to seeing what life brings to me.

I always believed that when you follow your heart or your gut, when you really follow the things that feel great to you, you can never lose, because settling is the worst feeling in the world.

When you realize who you live for, and who's important to please, a lot of people will actually start living. I am never going to get caught up in that. I'm gonna look back on my life and say that I enjoyed it - and I lived it for me.

I take risks because I get bored. And I get bored very easily.

Ronald Reagan Quotes

American - President
February 6, 1911 - June 5, 2004

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.

We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat.

Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.

Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.

Rumi Quotes

September 30, 1207 - December 17, 1273

Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

Woman is a ray of God. She is not that earthly beloved: she is creative, not created.

Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.

Serena Williams Quotes

American - Athlete
Born: September 26, 1981

I've had to learn to fight all my life - got to learn to keep smiling. If you smile things will work out.

Since I don't look like every other girl, it takes a while to be okay with that. To be different. But different is good.

I've always been a fighter and I've always fought through things my whole life.

Everyone's dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard.

I'm a real extrovert, but when I'm round someone new, I'm super shy.

Socrates Quotes

Greek - Philosopher
469 BC - 399 BC

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.

Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.

Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.

Stephen Hawking Quotes

English - Physicist
January 8, 1942 - March 14, 2018

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.

People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.

However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.

We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.

Steve Jobs Quotes

American - Businessman
February 24, 1955 - October 5, 2011

Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.

Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.

Steven Wright Quotes

American - Comedian
Born: December 6, 1955

Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.

There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.

I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out.

If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.

Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes

Indian - Clergyman
January 12, 1863 - July 4, 1902

You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.

Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached.

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.

You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.

Taylor Swift Quotes

American - Musician
Born: December 13, 1989

Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it's on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you've got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.

We don't need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.

I think every girl's dream is to find a bad boy at the right time, when he wants to not be bad anymore.

My ultimate goal is to end up being happy. Most of the time.

When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I'm falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.

Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

American - President
October 27, 1858 - January 6, 1919

Believe you can and you're halfway there.

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.

The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Thomas A. Edison Quotes

American - Inventor
February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.

There is no substitute for hard work.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

American - President
April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

Vladimir Putin Quotes

Russian - Statesman
Born: October 7, 1952

Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right.

Terrorism has no nationality or religion.

Those who fight corruption should be clean themselves.

Everything will probably never be OK. But we have to try for it.

I have a private life in which I do not permit interference. It must be respected.

Voltaire Quotes

French - Writer
November 21, 1694 - May 30, 1778

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.

Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.

Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.

Tears are the silent language of grief.

Walt Disney Quotes

American - Cartoonist
December 5, 1901 - December 15, 1966

If you can dream it, you can do it.

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Warren Buffett Quotes

American - Businessman
Born: August 30, 1930

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.

I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.

Will Smith Quotes

American - Actor
Born: September 25, 1968

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.

The first step is you have to say that you can.

Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.

The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.

So if you stay ready, you ain't gotta get ready, and that is how I run my life.

William Shakespeare Quotes

English - Dramatist
April 23, 1564 - April 23, 1616

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.

Winston Churchill Quotes

British - Statesman
November 30, 1874 - January 24, 1965

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

Zig Ziglar Quotes

American - Author
November 6, 1926 - November 28, 2012

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.

If people like you, they'll listen to you, but if they trust you, they'll do business with you.

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